Monitoring Government Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic – Update #2

Introduction

As part of ongoing efforts to manage the effects of Covid-19 and flatten the curve in Zimbabwe, a series of Statutory Instruments have been gazetted.

On the 2nd of May 2020 the Zimbabwean government gazetted Statutory Instrument 99 of 2020 which introduced Level 2 phased relaxation of the National Lockdown, effective until the 17th of May 2020. SI 99 of 2020 amends the principal SI 83 of 2020, which had extended the lockdown in Zimbabwe until the 3rd of May 2020.

Only Businesses classified under the broad terms “industry and commerce” were allowed to open under strict guidelines.

In pursuit of sustained accountability and transparency regarding responses against COVID-19 by both State and Non-State Actors, ZESN presents a summary of the reports that it received this week from its Long Term Observers.

Download full report here (397KB PDF)

Source: Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN)